The United States and the Supreme Court uphold Trump’s measure to prevent immigrants

The US Supreme Court will maintain, at least for the next few months, the controversial border restrictions established during Donald Trump’s presidency, the so-called “Title 42,” which allows federal officials to quickly deport immigrants to the US border. States. This decision, according to “CNN”, is a victory for the Republican states, which urged the Supreme Court to intervene in the matter.

Since March 2020, Title 42 has allowed US border agents to immediately reject immigrants who crossed the southern border in the name of preventing Covid-19 and also allows potential asylum seekers to be expelled immediately on health grounds. According to ‘Abcnews’ which cites data from Customs and Border Protection, the measure has allowed the US to expel 2.4 million immigrants from its borders.

The court’s decision was taken by 5 votes to 4. The Supreme Court has set the hearings for February, so in the coming months the measure that was due to expire at the end of December will remain in effect until a final decision.

The White House said it would comply with the US Supreme Court order. White House spokeswoman Karen Jean-Pierre said in a statement that today’s decision “gives Republicans in Congress ample time to move beyond political finger-pointing and join fellow Democrats in resolving the challenge on our border.” The additional money for border security requested by President Joe Biden.”

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